Karrie Stang Mason
Studio Director, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Competition & Dance Team Instructor
Karrie has over thirty-five years of study in dance, including jazz, ballet, hip hop, modern, lyrical, line dance, musical theatre and Zumba. She has been teaching dance for over twenty-five years and has held entertainment positions at "Walt Disney World Resorts" and "Premiere Cruise Lines". She is a former member of "Stillpoint Dance Company" in Haverhill, MA and a former member of "Push Factor Dance Company". Karrie lives her life's passion as the founder/owner of "Gotta Dance" Dance Studios and teaches hundreds of students per week in the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire area. She has an Associate’s Degree in Dance from Northern Essex Community College where she also instructed dance classes, and attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the field of Psychology and Physical Education. Karrie's other accomplishments include choreographing for the Concord Players' production of Chicago, West Side Story, The Scarlet Pimpernel and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Carlisle and Concord Middle School's production of Grease Jr., Willy Wonka Jr., Bye Bye Birdie and Godspell at UMASS/Lowell and performing in the musical, The Wiz for the Merrimack Valley Players. Karrie currently spends much of her time choreographing and preparing the Gotta Dance competition team for their upcoming season.
"DANCE IS IMPORTANT TO ME BECAUSE....It's a powerful freedom of self expression! It's the purest form of who you are from deep within. It is strength, balance and passion at it's finest. It's an inner growth and journey that few people get to experience. I am one of the lucky ones!"